William Phillips

1842–
Morgan, Illinois, United States

The Life of William

When William Phillips was born in 1842, in Morgan, Illinois, United States, his father, Spencer Phillips, was 42 and his mother, Hannah F Robison, was 49.

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Family Time Line

Spencer Phillips
1800–1844
Hannah F Robison
1793–1886
Wilson Phillips
1823–1860
Allen Hudnut Phillips
1823–1893
Francena Harriet Phillips
1826–1888
John Robison Phillips
1830–1908
Sarah Phillips
1834–1924
Titus Phillips
1835–1919
James Robison Phillips
1838–1864
William Phillips
1842–
Elizabeth Phillips
1843–
Martha E Phillips
1844–1928

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 6

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1863

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • William Philips in household of Spencer Philips, "United States Census, 1850"

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